Lenovo IdeaPad 520S i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey

MPN: 81BL007MSP  |  EAN: 0192158130095  |  Model: IdeaPad 520S

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as at 24 Sep 19 | 5:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Lenovo IdeaPad 520S i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey - 81BL007MSP Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
Cute & Pretty Look
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
13 to 14 Inches
Outstanding

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the IdeaPad 520S from Lenovo. It comes with a large storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop. It also boasts a handy Memory Card Reader, making it incredibly easy to transfer pictures from your camera while on the move.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 14 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

All about the Films!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

Videos for fun

You need to pack a lot into this screen, hence a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for.

Continuously tweaking video clips are fun but requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 8 GB, the multi-core processor and the graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from once device to another.

Music and Audio

The IdeaPad 520S provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 256 GB. Also, the Intel Core i5-8250U processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the IdeaPad 520S can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 1.60 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the IdeaPad 520S is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 7577 CPU and 8 GB of RAM, the IdeaPad 520S is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The IdeaPad 520S packs a decent Intel Core i5-8250U processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

The IdeaPad 520S makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the IdeaPad 520S is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 7 hours battery life, the IdeaPad 520S offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 7 hours, the IdeaPad 520S can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The IdeaPad 520S allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 7 hours battery life.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The IdeaPad 520S offers 7 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The IdeaPad 520S works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

The IdeaPad 520S is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 1.7 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1. With an 1 and several 1 you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Slick package

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the IdeaPad 520S showcases your refined taste in mobile devices. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

Lively and charming package

When you want to stand out from the crowd, the IdeaPad 520S uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average laptop

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Technical Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 520S i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey - 81BL007MSP Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Grey
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 220 cd/m²
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 14 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i5
Processor Model Intel Core i5-8250U
Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 256 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Integrated
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 1.4
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 2.0 Ports 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 1
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Camera Resolution (Numeric) 0.3 MP
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 7 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.65 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 1.93 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 32.74 cm
Weight 1.7 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Silver
RoHS Compliance 1